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Multiculturalism : examining the politics of recognition

Author: Charles Taylor; Amy Gutmann; et al
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1994.
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"Charles Taylor's initial inquiry, which considers whether the institutions of liberal democratic government make room - or should make room - for recognizing the worth of distinctive cultural traditions, remains the centerpiece of this discussion. It is now joined by Jurgen Habermas's extensive essay on the issues of recognition and the democratic constitutional state and by K. Anthony Appiah's commentary on the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor; Amy Gutmann; et al
ISBN: 0691037795 9780691037790
OCLC Number: 30671104
Notes: Expanded ed. of: Multiculturalism and "The politics of recognition." c1992.
Description: xv, 175 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Amy Gutmann --
The politics of recognition / Charles Taylor --
Comment / Susan Wolf --
Comment / Steven C. Rockefeller --
Comment / Michael Walzer --
Struggles for recognition in the democratic constitutional state / Jurgen Habermas --
Identity, authenticity, survival : multicultural societies and social reproduction / K. Anthony Appiah.
Responsibility: Charles Taylor ... [et al.] ; edited and introduced by Amy Gutmann.
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Brings together a range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism. This work features K Anthony Appiah's commentary on the tensions  Read more...

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"Original and important... The essays by Taylor and the other contributors raise the debate to a new level, providing it with the high moral seriousness it deserves."--Lawrence Blum, Boston Review Read more...

 
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